GFCI down stream protection


Old 09-19-19, 05:15 PM
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GFCI down stream protection

If I pigtail from the incoming power to a GFCI then from that same power add another outlet, will the second outlet be protected? Or do I need tap off directly from the 1st GFCI to get downstream protection?
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Old 09-19-19, 05:24 PM
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It will not be protected by the GFCI. If you want downstream protection you need to connect the outgoing power wires to the LOAD terminals of the GFCI.

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